Issues Fall 2017

Fall 2017

Industry News

BUSINESS NEWSB.C. Potatoes on DisplayMore than 200 people turned out for the annual B.C. Potato & Vegetable Growers’ Association’s Potato Variety Trial at Brent...

World Review

NEW ZEALANDAn unprecedented wet season in New Zealand has caused potatoes to rot in the ground before they could be harvested, with one Horowhenua...

Disease Watch: Late Blight

Late blight disease caused by Phytophthora infestans devastates potato foliage and tubers. The pathogen can survive between growing seasons as mycelium in potato tubers...

Psyllids and Zebra Chip

University of Lethbridge biogeography professor Dan Johnson has been monitoring Prairie potato fields for the past few years, looking for evidence of the potato...

Eye on the Nation

ALBERTABy Terence Hochstein, Executive Director, Potato Growers of AlbertaAlberta’s spring got off to what most would consider a normal spring, with good weather and...

Swansfleet Alliance Celebrates 40 Years

Manitoba’s Swansfleet Alliance is marking its 40th year of producing seed potatoes this year.Its founder, Dutch immigrant Henk Jonk, came to Canada in 1954...

Industry News

BUSINESS NEWSB.C. Potatoes on DisplayMore than 200 people turned out for the annual B.C. Potato & Vegetable Growers’ Association’s Potato Variety Trial at Brent...

World Review

NEW ZEALANDAn unprecedented wet season in New Zealand has caused potatoes to rot in the ground before they could be harvested, with one Horowhenua...

Disease Watch: Late Blight

Late blight disease caused by Phytophthora infestans devastates potato foliage and tubers. The pathogen can survive between growing seasons as mycelium in potato tubers...

Psyllids and Zebra Chip

University of Lethbridge biogeography professor Dan Johnson has been monitoring Prairie potato fields for the past few years, looking for evidence of the potato...

Eye on the Nation

ALBERTABy Terence Hochstein, Executive Director, Potato Growers of AlbertaAlberta’s spring got off to what most would consider a normal spring, with good weather and...

Swansfleet Alliance Celebrates 40 Years

Manitoba’s Swansfleet Alliance is marking its 40th year of producing seed potatoes this year.Its founder, Dutch immigrant Henk Jonk, came to Canada in 1954...